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    Poll: How many teams should the Big XII target?

    Assuming the Big XII can mend fences and keep the conference alive, how many teams would you prefer in the new Big XII?

    I personally prefer the ten team format for the following reasons:

    - I believe the 10 team format maximizes revenue per school.

    - I like the idea of everyone having a balanced schedule which allows you to crown a true champion

    - With two BCS slots allowed per conference, the odds of making a BCS bowl are higher with fewer teams

    - Allows you to build rivalries with every conference school

    - I like the fact that we would be different then the other BCS conferences. In the long run I speculate the mega conferences will break up into smaller conferences again.

    - I don't believe there are three teams available that would be accretive to revenue per school


    Last edited by mt85; 09-21-2011 at 09:07 AM.

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    Re: Poll: How many teams should the Big XII target?

    All of them. Get 24, run as two separate conferences with respect to playing the game and the BCS, but use the fact that we have 24 to earn a massive TV contract.


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    Re: Poll: How many teams should the Big XII target?

    From an Iowa State perspective, I vote for 12. Getting that 4th non-conference game is crucial for Iowa State. Will be the difference between a bowl game or not in many years.



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    Re: Poll: How many teams should the Big XII target?

    I'm with CW. 12 is perfect for a conference, and gives us more chance to offer opportunities to teams like Western Illinois.

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    Re: Poll: How many teams should the Big XII target?

    12 is a good number. Like Chris said, it opens up the OOC spot.



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    Re: Poll: How many teams should the Big XII target?

    Quote Originally Posted by Stewo View Post
    12 is a good number. Like Chris said, it opens up the OOC spot.

    This, and as long as we are in the opposite division as OU and Texas, we may have an outside shot of winning our division every so often.

    Some people think that OU and Texas would want to be separate but I think we would see them in the same division.



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    Re: Poll: How many teams should the Big XII target?

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    From an Iowa State perspective, I vote for 12. Getting that 4th non-conference game is crucial for Iowa State. Will be the difference between a bowl game or not in many years.
    What if OU and OSU were part of the north under a new format? Would that influence your opinion?



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    Re: Poll: How many teams should the Big XII target?

    12....its already in the name.


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    Re: Poll: How many teams should the Big XII target?

    Quote Originally Posted by mt85 View Post
    What if OU and OSU were part of the north under a new format? Would that influence your opinion?

    That would make it more difficult but I think both those schools want as many games in Texas that they can have.



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    Re: Poll: How many teams should the Big XII target?

    One other thing that a ten team format allows is more annual road games in Texas which would definitely improve our access to Texas recruits.



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    Re: Poll: How many teams should the Big XII target?

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    Re: Poll: How many teams should the Big XII target?

    I voted for 12.

    Add BYU, Louisville and West Virginia. If Texas refuses to grant equal revenue sharing, kick them out and insert TCU



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    Re: Poll: How many teams should the Big XII target?

    Add TCU Louisville Boise St and SMU if Missouri leaves




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    Re: Poll: How many teams should the Big XII target?

    Quote Originally Posted by TheCaptain View Post
    12....its already in the name.
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    Re: Poll: How many teams should the Big XII target?

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneJoe View Post
    Add TCU Louisville Boise St and SMU if Missouri leaves




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